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Catherine "Cane" Tarver

August 23, 1930 ~ October 21, 2023 (age 93) 93 Years Old

Catherine "Cane" Tarver Obituary

Ms. Catherine "Cane" Tarver was the oldest to be born to the late Rev. William Tarver, Jr. and Queen Elizabeth Tarver on August 23, 1930 in Comer Alabama.  She departed this life on October 21, 2023 at Houston Medical Center. In addition to her beloved parents, she was preceded in death by her sibling, Roy Tarver, Smith Tarver, Anderson Tarver, and Able "Sugar" Tarver.


She was a member of Galilee Baptist Church. "Cane", as most of us knew her, continued to grow and flourish into a beautiful, precious jewel, who had a heart of gold and a smile that lights up a room. She went on to attend Alabama State, where she graduated with honors. She further continued her education by attended Auburn University where she received her Master Degree. She taught school at Comer   Vocational High School. Later on, she moved to Fort Valley, Georgia where she began teaching at Hunt Elementary School and continued there until retirement. Catherine attended Trinity Baptist Church in Fort Valley, GA where she was a Sunday School Teacher and taught Bible Study on occasions. She loved cooking, sewing, and reading. She liked to watch the news. Her favorite pastime T.V. news was CNN. Ms. Catherine was truly one of GOD’S special Angels while on this earth. She was a beam of light that touched the lives of people all around her, even if she knew them or not. In her queen-like, resourceful, and capable quiet way, she was a mover and shaker. She knew how to get things done. She was not only a woman of knowledge, but one who was full of wisdom and understanding. She will be solely missed.


Catherine leaves to cherish her precious memories two brothers,   Deacon William Tarver III of Midway, AL, and Richard David Tarver of Brooklyn, NY; three sisters,  Dorothy B. Freeman of Patterson, IL, Linda Tarver-Perry of Point Saint, FL, and Mary J Yarber of Fort  Valley, GA; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, whom she loved and cherished dearly.


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Celebration of Life
November 4, 2023

11:00 AM
Galilee Baptist Church
20 Comer Loop Road
Midway, AL 36053


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